Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 9:15pm.
Find the derivative of this function:
y=sin(cosx)
Any help would be appreciated.

Calculus A  bobpursley, Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 9:19pm
y=sinu where u is cosx
dy/dx=cosu du/dx= cosu * sinx
= cos(cosx)*sinx

Calculus A  Anonymous, Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 9:36pm
Oh, thanks. That makes it much easier. Didn't actually notice the cos(x) as being u.
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